This evidence summary attempts to summarise the review-level evidence on the effectiveness of disaster management approaches in low and middle income countries, and to contextualize the evidence. Interventions have been systematically reviewed as per 4 phases of disaster management cycle – the 4 Rs (risk mitigation, response readiness, response execution, and recovery).
This report was commissioned under the Department for International Development’s DFID Systematic Review Programme for South Asia.
Nidhi Srivastava, Neha Bharti, Bhawna Tyagi, Sonakshi Saluja, P K Bhattacharya, Shazia Aslam, Veena Aggarwal (2016), Effects of Various Disaster Management Approaches: An Evidence Summary. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education, University College London.